Utah Utes

USC Trojans vs. Utah Utes

The USC Trojans and the Utah Utes face off on Thursday in Pac-12 college basketball. The Utes are -3.5 point favorites over the Trojans with an over/under point total set at 141. The USC Trojans are having a tough go of it this season and they are in last place in the Pac-12 standings. USC is 1-9 in the Pac-12 and 8-4 at home this season. Byron Wesley leads the Trojans averaging 17.3 points and 6.8 rebounds. Pe’Shon Howard is averaging 10.4 points, Omar Oraby is averaging 9.0 points and 6.5 rebounds, and Nikola Jovanovic is averaging 8.3 points. As a team USC is averaging 71.8 points and they are shooting 45 percent while defensively they are allowing 75.1 points and their opponents are shooting 42.4 percent. USC has lost their last four games. The Utah Utes have won their last two games and they are in seventh place in Read More

Arizona Wildcats vs. Utah Utes

The Arizona Wildcats and the Utah Utes face off on Sunday in a Pac-12 college basketball battle. The Wildcats are -15 point favorites over the Utes. The Arizona Wildccats are the number one ranked team in the nation and they have been mowing down the competition winning every game thus far. Arizona is 13-0 this season and 6-0 in Pac-12 play. Nick Johnson is the Wildcats leading scorer averaging 16.4 points per game. Aaron Gordon is averaging 12.4 points and 7.6 rebounds, Brandon Ashley is averaging 12.2 points and 6.1 rebounds, and Kaleb Tarczewski is averaging 9.8 points and 6.7 rebounds. Arizona is averaging 75.5 poitns and they are shooting 49.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 56.7 points and their opponents are shooting 37 percent. While Zona has been impressive offensively it has been their defense that has really been the star for them. The Utah Read More

Utah Utes vs. Stanford Cardinals

The Utah Utes and the Stanford Cardinal face off on Saturday in a Pac-12 showdown. The Cardinals are -9 point favorites over the Utes with an over/under point total set at 52. The Utah Utes are off to a 3-2 start and after playing a ranked UCLA team last week they host another ranked team in Stanford. The Utah offense is averaging 39 points and 481.2 yards. QB Travis Wilson has completed 60.4 percent of his passes for 11 touchdowns and nine interceptions while rushing for 248 yards and five touchdowns. Bubba Poole is averaging 5.2 yards per carry with a touchdown and Lucky Radley is averaging 6.5 yards per carry with two touchdowns. Dres Anderson has 24 receptions and four touchdowns, Sean Fitzgerald has 19 catches and three touchdowns, and Anthony Denham has 14 catches. The Utah defense is allowing 26.2 points and 406 yards per game with two Read More

Utah Utes vs. UCLA Bruins

The Utah Utes and the UCLA Bruins face off on Thursday Night in a mid week Pac-12 face off. The Bruins are -3 point favorites over the Utes. The Utah Utes bounced back from their first loss of the season by knocking off BYU in the Holy War but after a week off they face a stiff test in this one. Utah’s offense doesn’t always make it look pretty but the numbers are there as they are averaging 504.8 yards and 42 points per game. QB Travis Wilson is completing 64.3 percent of his passes with nine touchdowns and three interceptions while rushing for 251 yards and five touchdowns and being sacked just four times. Bubba Poole is averaging 5.2 yards per carry with a touchdown and he also has 15 catches and Lucky Radley has two rushing touchdowns and a touchdown catch. Dres Anderson has 18 catches and three Read More

Utah Utes vs. Pittsburgh Panthers

The Utah Utes and Pittsburgh Panthers get together for the second straight year in a week seven match up at Heinz Field. The Utes have suffered back to back defeats following a 35-14 loss to Arizona State while the Panthers were handled by Rutgers 34-10.  The Panthers are -6.5 favorites over the Utes with an over/under point total set at 51. Utah’s first season in the PAC 12 hasn’t started off with a bang with the Utes falling to 0-3 in conference play following a mistake filled loss to Arizona State. Utah had trouble moving the ball with just 320 yards and a 4 of 13 effort on third down but combined with five turnovers and the final score wasn’t a surprise. Utah had a running game but didn’t and couldn’t run very often in the second half when mistakes forced the offense to look elsewhere for production. John White Read More

Utah Utes take on Boise State in Las Vegas MAACO Bowl

The Utah Utes will face the Boise State Broncos in Las Vegas for the MAACO Bowl Wednesday December 22nd. The game could be the best non BCS game of the bowl season and could have huge ramifications for the standings to begin the year in the 2011 NCAA football season. Sportsbook.com has posted the Broncos as a prohibitive 17 point favorite over the Utes in this game. The Utah Utes were dismantled this season on their home field by a TCU team that is headed for the Rose Bowl to take on the Wisconsin Badgers of the Big 10. Boise State was under consideration for a BCS bowl until they collapsed in a crucial game against the Nevada Wolfpack and their kicker shanked two game winning field goals to be eliminated from BCS consideration. Both teams have less than perfect records against the spread this season. Boise State is 8-4 Read More